Ecosystem "El Conchal" Solferino Orchid
Solferino – In the northern part of Quintana Roo, is the Mayan village of Solferino, a magical place to visit. East of the village is the primeval and tropical forest of Yum Balam, 155,000 acres, having exuberant wildlife in various ecosystems.
It is the habitat of: jaguar, wild boar, puma, fox, ocelot, margay, deer, badger, spider and howler monkeys, wild turkey, boa, pit viper, pheasant, turtle and a large variety of migratory birds.
The adventure through El Corchal's wetland and flooded jungle is a 4 hour tour, starting with a drive 8.5 miles deep into the thick jungle, and then continuing on a nature walk to a wooden pier.
Your adventure continues by canoe, paddling through cattails that sometimes block the way.
You can admire the cork trees as you row between channels, viewing orchids, bromeliads, lilies, cosits, cacti and fungi on the trunks of the trees.
Silence reigns with only the sound of birds such as toucans, quails and woodpeckers.
In Solferino you will stop to admire the 800 year old sacred and ancient trees.
This adventure will be a lifetime experience!
6:30 - 7:15 Healthy All-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet
7:15 - Departure from the Lodge
9:30 - Arrival at Solferino
9:30 - 13:30 - This tour will make you feel the power and the wonder of nature, taking your body ans spirit to an unimaginable place.
13:30 - 14:30 - Solferino - Lunch
14:30 - 14:45 - Solferino - Visit the 800 year old sacred and ancient trees
14:45 - Departure from Solferino
16:15 - Arrival back to the Lodge.
18:00 - All-you-can-eat Dinner Buffet
DISTANCE FROM THE LODGE
Distance from Lodge to Solferino: 50 miles - 80 km - 1h 15 min
WHAT TO BRING
Wear light clothing, shorts are very appropriate, comfortable shoes; bring your swim suit, towel, cap, sun glasses, extra clothes, biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, some extra cash. Don't forget your camera!
Transportation, bilingual guide, Attraction/Adventure Activities, lunch, fees and tax.
Activities, meals and drinks in your free time.
SOME ACTIVITIES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR:
Pregnant women, person with hearth diseases, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension or claustrophobia.
OPTIONS: ADVENTURE & SPORTS ACTIVITIES